Budapest: Market Tour and Private Cooking Class

Budapest: Market Tour and Private Cooking Class

From US$ 139.60 per person

Visit a local food market in Budapest, and then take part in a private cooking class to learn how to cook Jewish or Hungarian food. Savor the fruits of your labor with a 3-course lunch with drinks.

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  • Explore a traditional Hungarian market
  • Learn how to cook a 3-course meal of Jewish or Hungarian food
  • Enjoy the fruits of your labor with a 3-course lunch
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Immerse yourself in the culinary scene of Budapest and visit the central Great Market Hall to experience the everyday hustle and bustle of life in the city. Learn the history of the market and purchase all the ingredients you will need to prepare a 3-course meal of Jewish or Hungarian food. Avail of the services of hosts who are passionate about food in the comfort of a private apartment. End with a delicious lunch of the food you have prepared, served with drinks, including some local pálinka (fruit brandy).
  • Cooking class and market tour
  • All ingredients and cooking equipment
  • Guidance of a professionl chef
  • Recipes of all the dishes
  • 3-course Hungarian or Jewish menu
  • Local "pálinka" (fruit brandy), wine, soft drinks, mineral water, tea and coffee
  • Tastings
  • Information about Hungarian gastronomy
  • Free round-trip taxi ride
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All required protective equipment is provided
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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    Great (Central) Market Hall, Budapest.

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    An excellent must try introduction in Hungarian traditional foods!!!

    This experience was a gift for my wife and the best gift she receive (in her own words). She always wanted to learn how to cook gulas stew, but never quite made it at home, so we took this opportunity and we are very glad we did it. First of all, we stayed outside Budapest and Marti's husband Peter was so kind to came and pick us up from hotel (Aqua World) showing us Budapest sights until we arrived at the market. There we met Marti and were introduced in market history. We bought fresh ingredients for our dishes (we wanted hungarian fish soup, goulash stew with dumplings and apple pie) and we ate langos (also a must try experience in Hungary). After that, we went to cook!!!!! Great experience, great teacher, family made palinka :) and natural sirop (juice from fruits), Hungarian wine, and of course, great food. After the meal, Peter took us back to hotel were we relax the rest of the day. Thank you Marti and Peter, we look forward to see you again!!!!

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    February 11, 2019

    Great event. Marti is just great!

    Super nice company and implementation by Marti. The whole tour is very entertaining and the explanations are great. The location for cooking was also very well maintained and gives the event a private touch. Our entire group thanks Marti for the warmth and love with which she makes this day unforgettable.

    October 23, 2017

    Couldnt have asked for anything better-Marti was absolutely amazing!

    From the minute we met at the food market, Marti gave us so much useful information about the history of the market, the food and the customs in Hungary. Arriving at her beautiful kitchen and preparing the food was beyond what I expected. Marti made the entire experience worth every minute we spent with her, and our meal was amazing. Thank you, Marti, for making this experience one of the best of our experiences in Budapest. If I ever make it back for a visit, I hope you're still doing the food market and cooking yours. I would definitely be back for more.

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    July 5, 2017

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